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Minister asks security officers to treat journalists well

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Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing & Town Planning, Religious Affairs, Forest and Wildlife Syed NasirHussain Shah contacted top Rangers and Police officers and apprised them about the reservations expressed by the journalists as well as other people engaged in delivering essential services and about the behaviour of the forces’ personnel deployed on various […]

PEMRA tells electronic media to promote optimism while covering COVID-19

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Reiterating its stance, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has again advised electronic media to curtail fear syndrome among the masses while covering news related to coronavirus and avoid reporting from hospitals, isolation wards and quarantine centres. The PEMRA in an advice issued on Wednesday has asked news channels to promote optimism among the […]

3 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Lahore

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LAHORE: At least three journalists, associated with two private media houses based, have contracted coronavirus, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday. All three, whose names have not been disclosed, are based in Lahore. Mohsin Naqvi, chief executive officer (CEO) of one of the two media groups in question, confirmed the development and said: “We are investigating […]

LHC seeks reply from NAB in Jang chief editor’s bail plea

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on post-arrest bail petition by Jang group editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman in a case of 54-kanal land allegedly allotted to him by then Punjab chief minister Nawaz Sharif in 1986. Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan represented the petition before a two-judge […]

NAB law, procedures prove Mir Shakil is in illegal custody

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ISLAMABAD: Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Jang-Geo Group, is in the illegal custody of NAB as the National Accountability Ordinance 1999 does not authorise the NAB chairman to arrest anyone at the complaint verification stage. A source who closely works with the NAB told The News that Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest is a serious chargesheet against […]